2018 Critical Infrastructure Threat Overview

March 6, 2019 1:30 PM

A high-level overview of incidents and actors on America’s critical infrastructure. Includes a discussion on the concept of cyber deterrence and geopolitics. What can we expect next? What can we do about it?

Speaker Information

Panelist Information

Bryson Bort


Bryson Bort is the Founder and CEO of SCYTHE and Chairman of GRIMM. Prior to launching SCYTHE and GRIMM, he led an elite research & development (R&D) division that directly contributed towards National Security priorities and interest. Prior to that he developed an enterprise R&D program and supported creation of a cybersecurity strategy as a Deputy CTO and Program Director focused on supporting technology research and global infrastructure for the DoD and the Intelligence Community. He is also a Fellow at the National Security Institute.

Thomas VanNorman


Thomas has been working in Operational Technology field for more than two decades. He is currently the Director of Engineering Services at Dragos, and a Founding Member of ICS Village. Thomas is also retired from the Air National Guard where he worked in Cyber Warfare Operations. For over the past 10 years Thomas focus area has been working on securing Industrial Control Systems and the networking of such systems leveraging his operational knowledge of such systems. Thomas currently holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) through ISC(2), Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) both through GIAC.